Coronavirus: BBMP ropes in Sandalwood actor Ramesh as COVID-19 ambassador

First Published 21, Jul 2020, 2:28 PM

Bengaluru is the worst-hit city in the state with over 25,000 coronavirus cases and the government and BBMP are struggling to contain the spread

<p>Bengaluru’s civic body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Monday roped in popular Kannada actor Ramesh Arvind as its brand ambassador to disseminate accurate information on novel coronavirus.</p>

Bengaluru’s civic body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Monday roped in popular Kannada actor Ramesh Arvind as its brand ambassador to disseminate accurate information on novel coronavirus.

<p>On Monday, BBMP commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad announced the appointment of Ramesh Arvind as the ambassador.</p>

On Monday, BBMP commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad announced the appointment of Ramesh Arvind as the ambassador.

<p>Ramesh has been included in the newly formed BBMP COVID-19 task force to contain the COVID-19 in the city.</p>

Ramesh has been included in the newly formed BBMP COVID-19 task force to contain the COVID-19 in the city.

<p>“Ramesh is appointed as the BBMP ambassador to disseminate right information about COVID-19 to the masses,” commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad said.</p>

“Ramesh is appointed as the BBMP ambassador to disseminate right information about COVID-19 to the masses,” commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad said.

<p>As the number of fresh COVID-19 cases and fatalities linked to the pandemic surge in Bengaluru, the capital city alone reported 1452 new cases while the same was 3648 in Karnataka on Monday.<br />
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As the number of fresh COVID-19 cases and fatalities linked to the pandemic surge in Bengaluru, the capital city alone reported 1452 new cases while the same was 3648 in Karnataka on Monday.
 

<p>Meanwhile, the number of active containment zones in the city comprising 198 wards rose to 8398.</p>

Meanwhile, the number of active containment zones in the city comprising 198 wards rose to 8398.

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